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Yiannopoulus plans to return to DePaul in September

Yiannopoulus plans to return to DePaul in September

Rachel Hinton

July 6, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

Controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulus announced an upcoming circuit of college tours as part of his "Dangerous Faggot Tour." He returns to DePaul's campus Sept. 20. The DePaul College Republicans invited Yiannopoulus to campus May 25 and protests ensued, shutting down the event and spilling out...

Faculty info sheet addresses ongoing racial tensions

Faculty info sheet addresses ongoing racial tensions

Rachel Hinton

June 5, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

An info sheet Friday was given to faculty detailing the efforts administrators are taking after the Milo Yiannopoulos’ event last week. The document, obtained by The DePaulia, came hours before a student town hall with President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., and days before a similar event with faculty addressing race tensions on campus. The document lists t...

In town hall, Holtschneider faces anger from students, expresses regret

In town hall, Holtschneider faces anger from students, expresses regret

Matthew Paras

June 5, 2016


Filed under News

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he walls of Cortelyou Commons are lined with portraits of DePaul’s past presidents. Eleven men have held this position, each a priest responsible for overseeing the university and its students. And under each portrait, the years of when each president served remains etched on ...

Storify: Fr. Holtschneider holds town hall meeting, addresses racial tension on campus

Storify: Fr. Holtschneider holds town hall meeting, addresses racial tension on campus

Mariah Woelfel

June 3, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Multimedia, News

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DePaul President Holtschneider: ‘We can and must do a great deal better within DePaul’

DePaul President Holtschneider: ‘We can and must do a great deal better within DePaul’

Ben Gartland

June 2, 2016


Filed under News

DePaul President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., sent out a university-wide email Thursday afternoon apologizing to those who felt insufficiently supported by administration following last week's Milo Yiannopoulos event and ensuing protests, and asked for the university community's help in forming...

Letter to the editor: Holtschneider must step down or be fired

Letter to the editor: Holtschneider must step down or be fired

Terry Smith

June 2, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Fucking n—!! Africans belong in Africa. Negroes will never assimilate into a civilized society. Argentina exterminated their Negroes for this very reason. Faubus and Wallace were right. Any loudmouthed black racist can pass as a professor in Obobo's America. Same criteria as the presidenc...

Holtschneider, faculty to hold town hall; students not invited

Holtschneider, faculty to hold town hall; students not invited

Brenden Moore

June 2, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

The university’s Faculty Council will host Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M. and Provost Marten denBoer for a closed-door town hall meeting next week where underlying issues brought to the surface by conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos’ late May visit to campus will be discussed. Read More »...

Students stage sit-in, vent over campus tensions

Students stage sit-in, vent over campus tensions

Brenden Moore and Rachel Hinton

June 2, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

A small group of students expressed frustration over campus tensions and the university’s corresponding response Wednesday evening by marching around the Lincoln Park campus and staging a sit-in in Arts & Letters Hall. The event comes more than a week after conservative writer Milo Yian...

Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Brenden Moore

June 1, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

Student activists decried hate speech as they dropped banners, one stating “Hate speech ≠ free speech” and the other asking “What would Vinny do?”,  from the third and fourth floor balconies of Arts and Letters Hall this afternoon. The act comes after a week which saw political and...

Ongoing campus tension spills over into protests

Ongoing campus tension spills over into protests

Brenden Moore and Matthew Paras

May 30, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]om Ring grew up in Madison, Georgia, a rural town with a population just under 4,000. Ring, a freshman, moved to Chicago in part to get away from the deep south. Throughout his life, Ring said he saw members of the Ku Klux Klan handing out flyers and even had a friend of Indian herita...

‘Why I protest’: Ed Ward tells his story

‘Why I protest’: Ed Ward tells his story

Ed Ward

May 30, 2016


Filed under Opinions

When I look into the deepest parts of antiquity, I see that protesting is not a new idea and many people protest for various reasons. I protest because I see a pattern of racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, ablism, classism and pure hatred towards specific groups of people. This hatred allows people to pro...

Editorial: Students shouldn’t have to fight to have voices heard

Editorial: Students shouldn’t have to fight to have voices heard

Editorial Board

May 30, 2016


Filed under Opinions

A week has passed, yet the DePaul community is still reeling in the aftermath of conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos’ stop through its Vincentian doors. College Republicans were wrongfully denied an opportunity to hear their speaker, no matter the poor intentions they had in hosting him. But, mor...

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